male

adjective

  • 1

    Of or denoting a gender of nouns and adjectives, conventionally regarded as male.

  • 2

    Of or denoting the sex that produces gametes, especially spermatozoa, with which a female may be fertilized or inseminated to produce offspring.

noun

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's man emoji Apple's man emoji Twemoji's man emoji Facebook's man emoji Messenger's man emoji Google's man emoji
Emoji One's bearded person emoji Apple does not support bearded person emoji Twemoji's bearded person emoji Facebook's bearded person emoji Messenger does not support bearded person emoji Google's bearded person emoji
Emoji One's blond-haired man emoji Apple's blond-haired man emoji Twemoji's blond-haired man emoji Facebook's blond-haired man emoji Messenger does not support blond-haired man emoji Google's blond-haired man emoji
Emoji One's male sign emoji Apple does not support male sign emoji Twemoji's male sign emoji Facebook's male sign emoji Messenger does not support male sign emoji Google's male sign emoji

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French masle, from Latin masculus, from mas ‘a male’.

Pronunciation

  • male /meɪl/